Chinese juice maker attracts foreign investors
French dairy and biscuits group Danone has bought a 22.2 per cent
stake in China's leading fruit juice company Hui Yuan, the
companies said yesterday.
Pomegranate juice could slow prostate cancer growth
Drinking a glass of pomegranate juice every day could slow the
growth of prostate cancer, researchers have reported for the first
Cherry juice may reduce exercise-induced muscle pain
Drinking cherry juice could reduce the pain and damage in muscles
induced by exercise, says a small intervention study from the US.
Mechanism of grape juice's cholesterol benefits proposed
Scientists from Spain have reported that they have identified how
grape juice polyphenols help reduce bad cholesterol levels, science
that could extend understanding of a product that is enjoying
increasing consumer awareness.
New DSM pectinase claims higher berry juice yields
DSM Food Specialties has launched a new pectinase for red berry
processing, which it claims will help manufacturers achieve higher
juice yields and stable colour when processing acid red berries.
Orange juice may protect against osteoporosis
Drinking more orange or grapefruit juice may reduce bone loss and
decrease the risk of osteoporosis in later life, suggests an animal
study from Texas.
Valio continues research into probiotic fruit juices
Finnish company Valio is continuing R&D into fruit juice-based
probiotics, with a study in the journal LWT reporting
excellent stability, survivability and tolerability of two strains.
More evidence that grape juice may 'reverse' brain aging
Drinking Concord grape juice appears to reverse the course of
neuronal and behavioural aging in rats, an effect that is proposed
to be due to the complex mix of polyphenols.
Noni juice product achieves EU approval
A new noni juice product is fit for sale across the EU, according
to the UK's food watchdog.
Heart health juices increase presence in 2006
Interest is growing in fruit juices for heart health, as Provexis
signs up another UK supermarket chain to its tomato-based Sirco
drink, and a new trial prepares to get underway in Scotland to
investigate the effects of a juice product...
Tomato juice prevents emphysema in animal models
Drinking tomato juice completely prevented emphysema in mice
exposed to tobacco smoke, report researchers from Japan.
UK firm targets noni juice regulatory approval
A UK company has applied for approval of its noni juice products on
the grounds that it is 'substantially equivalent' to other products
that have already been authorised.
Tetra Pak to phase out chemical from citrus juice packaging
While Europe's food regulatory agency performs a risk assessment on
Isopropylthioxanthone (ITX), Tetra Pak is moving to phase out use
of the printing chemical from some types of juice packaging by
January, the company told FoodProductionDaily.com...
Australia permits juice drinks fortified with calcium
Food standards authorities in Australia and New Zealand have
legalised drinks fortified with calcium, offering opportunities for
firms amid growing consumer demand and poor dietary intake.
Florida juice standards relaxed to cope with Wilma
The Florida Citrus Commission (FCC) has agreed to relax maturity
standards for oranges and grapefruits processed for juice in a move
to help growers impacted by Hurricane Wilma.